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2014-10-01 04:22:24

Collins Grove offers all new home designs in central location CARY, N.C., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard Pacific Homes, one of the nation's leaders in homebuilding quality, introduces a luxury townhome community in the heart of central Cary. Offering four unique floor plans, Collins Grove provides the ultimate combination of functionality, upscale design, gracious interior appointments and a highly-desirable location. Home shoppers are invited to tour three...

2014-09-30 23:23:08

True crime author Janice Holly Booth comments on the travesty of the mentally ill being incarcerated in prison. With Mental Health Awareness Week looming, this story is a cautionary tale. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 As reported by the Associated Press on September 25, 2014, the autopsy of North Carolina inmate Michael Anthony Kerr, 54, revealed that he died of dehydration, and it was unclear when he last had access to food and water. Kerr, who was known to suffer from...

2014-09-30 23:23:03

The Tuna 200 goes from Raleigh to Atlantic Beach, North Carolina October 10-11, 2014 Raleigh, North Carolina (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Seniors Guide will take part in running the Tuna 200, a 203 mile relay race beginning in Raleigh, to support Alzheimer’s North Carolina (AlzNC) in raising funds and awareness for Alzheimer’s support and care. Associate Publisher of Seniors Guide Magazine, Shannon Tippette, will represent Seniors Guide – the comprehensive senior resource for the...

2014-09-30 23:11:11

Strong Growth Rate and Tremendous Partner Interest Underscores the Value for Infrastructure and Cloud Readiness Analytics across Cloud, Infrastructure and Data Center Environments Asheville, North Carolina (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 RISC Networks Corporation, the leader in cloud readiness and IT Infrastructure analytics across data center, cloud and core network infrastructure. RISC Networks announced it has achieved an important milestone of helping more than 5,000 businesses solve...

2014-09-29 23:06:48

A NC Solar Farm Development Company, Innovative Solar Systems, is in negotiations with several corporate buyers for the acquisition of Innovative Solar 41, a shovel ready 48.7MW solar farm project in rural North Carolina. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Innovative Solar 41, is a totally approved and ready for construction 48.7MW solar farm project to be built in Garland, NC and brought on line sometime in 2015. This is one of many large scale projects that Innovative Solar...

2014-09-29 20:21:23

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Gas Association (AGA) presented Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) Chairman, President and CEO Thomas E. Skains today with its 2014 Distinguished Service Award in recognition of his many significant contributions to the natural gas industry. AGA, which represents more than 200 local energy companies that deliver natural gas to more than 68 million customers throughout the United States, presented the award to Mr. Skains at the...

2014-09-29 08:30:47

LONDON and WILMINGTON, N.C., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chiltern has acquired Pacific Clinical Research, a pan-Asian CRO based in Singapore. The move allows Chiltern to offer integrated services throughout the Asia-Pacific region and strengthens in particular Chiltern's oncology and anti-infective offerings. Pacific Clinical Research founders Robert Teoh MD and Vonny Iskandar join the Chiltern management team as Managing Director, Asia-Pacific and Vice President, Asia-Pacific...

2014-09-25 08:24:55

At its stop in North Carolina, the nation's longest-running series of trade shows for meeting planners featured sports figures, meetings-industry experts, experiential learning and fun LOS ANGELES, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Superlatives such as "wonderful," "excellent," "outstanding" and "awesome" are being used by attendees to describe Meetings Quest, which was held September 9-10 in Cabarrus County, North Carolina. "Meetings Quest in Cabarrus County was a blast! I made a lot...

2014-09-24 23:03:18

Various renovations and expansions will allow Cone Health in Greensboro, N.C., to serve its communities for decades to come from its existing campus BROOKFIELD, Wis., and Greensboro, N.C. (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Last month, Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital opened the next phase of its vast campus transformation project with the successful completion of a significant clinical renovation. The major development and new patient bed tower opened last year as part of the greater 50-acre...

2014-09-24 12:28:51

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Institute of Health's (NIH) contracted food service partner, Eurest, proudly introduced a new pioneering food and nutrition concept called 'Balance Kitchen' in the ACRF Cafe that is designed to foster and promote worksite health and sustainability. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140923/147960 Eurest held its grand re-opening of the newly renovated ACRF Cafe on September 15, implementing Balance Kitchen, which includes daily and...


Latest North Carolina Reference Libraries

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
2014-05-27 15:19:19

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an American National Park located in the two states of North Carolina and Tennessee. The Great Smoky Mountains, from which the park received its name, are part of a small section of the Appalachian Mountain chain known as the Blue Ridge Mountains. The park holds 522,419 acres of federally protected land and was established in 1934, although Congress had sanctioned the development of the park in 1926. It is known as the first park to be funded in part...

Aptostichus stephencolberti
2014-04-07 14:17:32

Aptostichus stephencolberti is a species of trapdoor spider named after the American satirist Stephen Colbert. The spider was discovered on the coastline of California in 2007. This species can be found on coastal dunes that extend from the Big Sur region to the San Francisco peninsula at Point Lobos and Golden Gate. Compared to the closely related species such as Aptostichus angelinajolieae, Aptostichus stephencolberti is lighter in coloration.  The male holotype and the female paratype...

Banker Horse
2014-04-02 11:37:32

The banker horse is a breed of feral horse that can be found in the Outer Banks area of North Carolina. This breed is a descendant of the Spanish horse and the foundation stock is thought to have been brought to the America’s during the 16th century. It is thought that these horses may have become feral after surviving shipwrecks or after being abandoned during exploration or settlement expeditions. Although these horses roam free, they are not true wild horses because they are descended...

Pisgah National Forest
2014-01-20 10:02:04

Pisgah National Forest is located in the Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina. It’s administered by the United States Forest Service, part of the United States Department of Agriculture. The forest is entirely contained within the boundaries of North Carolina. It is managed together with the other 3 North Carolina National Forests, Nantahala, Croatan, and Uwharrie, from common headquarters that are located in Asheville, North Carolina. The local ranger district offices can be...

Nantahala National Forest
2013-11-21 13:00:00

Nantahala National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in North Carolina. The forest holds 531,270 acres of land and water that is divided into three ranger districts known as The Cheoah Ranger District, the Nantahala Ranger District, and the Tusquitee Ranger District, all of which were named with words from the Cherokee language. The national forest itself was given the name Nantahala, which means "Land of the Noonday Sun" in Cherokee. The Cheoah Ranger District of...

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